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Commercial Lawyer (Media & Advertising)

A UK advertising trade body, based in Mayfair is seeking an experienced commercial lawyer to join its established legal team. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 yrs PQE with credible general commercial experience and knowledge of IP/IT. You will advise and assist the Legal Team by acting as their main general commercial lawyer which will further develop into a broad role exposing you to advertising law and Media Law. The Role You will support the legal team by providing high-quality commercial law advise with a focus in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts across a broad range of topics - from IT to freelance contributors to NDAs to standard terms and conditions for services etc - and advising on various legal issues, including data protection and IP/IT. In time you will develop a solid understanding of advertising law where you will contribute to the legal department's social media presence. You will review and approved company presentations on legal and regulatory issues for members and staff. The Candidate This role offers an excellent work/life balance with a beautiful office set in Mayfair and an array of generous benefits, so candidates must have at least 2 yrs' pqe ideally gained from a well-respected media law firm. Must have strong evidence of drafting and negotiating commercial law contracts with an element of “soft” IP (copyright, trademarks and passing-off), knowledge of data protection law would be advantageous.

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Specialism: Coco - Commercial, Data Protection, IP Non Contentious
Job Title: In House Lawyer
Sector: In House
PQE Level: 2 to 6 Years
Job Posted: 06 September 2018

For more information, please contact:

Name: Liam Taaffe
Email: liam.taaffe@gmk-legal.co.uk
Telephone: 0207 269 9122
Job Reference: 26746

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